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year-old cashing in on his talent. wgn news @ 9 congressman jesse jackson jr. office tells us why he has been out of action. live with what we know. >> in the absence of credible information concern about the well-being of the longest serving a 47 year-old congressman has been growing brief statement from doctors may
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do little to ease the concern. congressmen preceding intensive medical treatment at a residential treatment facility for a mood disorder responding positively to treatment. that is everything. few words followed frenetic day some rev. jesse jackson of avoiding the press but first time a 41 year history of the conference of rainbow push coalition. his wife alderman sandi jackson who suggested earlier in the day statement from her husband's doctor is likely coming soon after chorus of calls from his fellow democrats to tell constituents some think.
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compassion that governor pat quinn. wirth pointed out never reported anything about the alcohol or substance abuse not long after the spokesperson of congressman jesse jackson jr.
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delivered how he is doing. >> mood disorder what they are telling us what exactly does that mean? talking with an expert tonight with that part of the story. mood disorder is a medical term and for what i am told it can mean one of two things first might describe somebody suffering from depression one or multiple episodes or somebody dealing with bipolar disorder. attending physician used term in public statement mood disorder a very frequent often go on diagnosed with no treatment. can lurk on
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monday high functioning or can completely consume others. some pretty broad definitions but they are specific to people in medicine that is what the doctor has provided what we are left to make sense of at this point.
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typically treated with medication and therapy on all sorts of levels treatment * can vary with each person. alcohol or substance abuse and this case does not typically go hand in hand but certainly can't does not have 2 more to learn in this case. >> follow up to my special report from last night to the huge steel plant upset the homeowners in tiny south side neighborhood finkl steel invited residents to a meeting to talk about concerns of noise damage to their house this finkl steel all big and moving to the sprawling plant from longtime home in lincoln park. residents have been dramaticdemand answers from damage and sleepless nights. the meeting into the night tonight but a few residents came out and great
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sounds like finkl steel giving them more of the same ... service. >> disappointment another waste of time. >> they are just talking at us and cannot understand why they would waste that time they said the preparations would stop continued all today continuation of what has been happening making promises now we have to wait and see if they keep the promises. made promises over two years ago. >> later other residents came out more content my producer says finkl steel will start two weeks from now house to house to discuss individual concerns finkl steel just the company representative sleep neighborhood homes to experience the shaking. one important footnote to the meeting one resident told us shortly after the cameras left the
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neighborhood while shooting in the report two weeks ago finkl steel offered to pay for the airline ticket. vacationed she planned in order to visit a relative. law and abused legislative scholarship program is gone governor pat quinn of legislation today getting rid of the abused tuition wavers program used by legislators for friends or relatives campaign contributors breakthrough came this spring with senate president john cullerton dropping his opposition to abolishing the program. >> taken years and decades reformers and members of the press every day people have to definitely taxpayers have looked at a program the state has had for more than a century and found that over and over again it was abused. >> legislative scholarship program after a few weeks final round of tuition freebies the band comes as federal
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authorities probe the manner in which senator annazette collins awarded the scholarships. credit rating of chicago public schools took a hit today downgraded school system stable to negative drop came after school leaders proposed budget that would drain the $432 million in reserves. cps writes about $665 million in the whole looking to raise teacher salaries at the same time. lower credit rating could cost extra $2 million on interest payments in future bonds a big surprise for local wounded warrior next the new home that fits and remember the dog who caused a bit of a stir on the stevenson expressway last week he has found a new home. talking to chicago police state tell me everything is fine did
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not realize i would be talking here giving you a full wrap up and a couple of minutes >> dancing on your feet there at the taste of chicago and tom skilling >> we can go to 90 degrees tomorrow 26 times this year humidity on the way could introduce a thunderstorms. when that will be here at the early signs of a heat wave this week. the forecast including the weekend coming up. wgn news @ 9
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wgn news @ 9 i like the mustard covered catfish >> melted in your mouth want another was that asian carp? all there at the new shorter cleaner taste of chicago. >> i was very close to jennifer hudson. it was really interesting and i took some pictures cannot figure out how to upload these onto facebook. the first day of the condensed version of the taste
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of chicago. mayor rahm emmanuel says could not have chosen a better performer. to kick this thing off. jennifer hudson. crowd went crazy nobody seemed to mind paying $25 for a seat up close. struck it on stage and played her heart out. maybe chicago embassador but the taste and the 32nd year also premier all of the usual suspects here here since the first day at connie's pizza. west african chicken. and never
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forgets chicken from chinatown. restaurant critic of the chicago tribune loved this but want me to have water close by. taste had fewer food vendors 40 this year and fewer days five instead of 10 but not always bad perry >> you can walk around there is more space hand washing it is nice >> concept worked very well >> everything is good we have seen customers that we know old faces came down to be supportive >> another concept celebrity anotherde juor friend every day $40 shotor mail chef du juor
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>> it appears to be successful. one of concept to the food is wonderful. >> sold out except for sunday chef du juor chicago police behind to make keeping everything cool check out wgntv.com for more information about the taste and everything >> highly entertaining. glad you were aware you were on television. home sweet home just got a sweeter for children from southwest suburban lagrange addley it will dead soldier afghanistan >> 24 year-old marine lance corporal josh first returned family home it was hard to get around. >> doors are small bathroom was
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not acceptable. i was stretching all of the walls and everything to much bad not injured and afghanistan almost one year ago on patrol stepped onied lost both legs is coming home got easier. >> just great to see the product what they have done help me out >> nonprofit building together heroes at home a program joined forces to complete the fremont revitalization of the house included an elevator wrap wider doorways kitchen renovation and a wheelchair accessible bathroom worth about $40,000 with volunteer labor $10,000. >> we feel we have to help these veterans to get settled again. >> receiving treatment mother cannot wait to have home to stay >> makes life so much easier
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for josh while keeping his dignity and making life easy >> home is one place he knows he will be comfortable down my family and friends at the community has been unbelievable with fund-raisers and other stuff to help out. to help make my life easier >> hettick for more treatment tomorrow but expects to be finished by spring and he can return home to comparably decide his next move. >> it was flight passengers will not soon forget when people board a flight from our group but to miami thought they were going to die. at the end to the alliance that why mitt romney got booed at the conference naacp a couple of times.
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him have it >> eliminate every non-essential expensive program by confide including obama care at reform and save. ifound not another line did not go over well. republican presidential hopeful told the crowd if you want a president to make things better in the african-american community looking at him. former chicago bear quarterback swink the professional league shaun gayle concussions head injuries impacting help today clay shaun gayle installed years of pounding headaches pounding heads symptoms could be narrowed to degenerative disease also alleging nfl officials failed to warn them about potential long- term impact numerous concussions and, turbulent flight left american airlines
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passengers terrified for their lives and a plan hit a pocket of unexpected turbulence approach to miami tuesday passengers say the airplane suddenly dropped started crashing one passenger actually hit the ceiling while checking on her son others crying in fear five people taken to the hospital for minor injuries to of them flight attendants. but it was scary. american airlines spokesman says the turbulence lasted close to 15 seconds everybody is expected to be okay. fast flu shot this year coming up in medical watch drive thru flu shots and secret no more we now know what is at mcdonald secret sauce. at 99 did not wgn introduced 14 year-old piano prodigy at now talents have hit all the right notes.
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medical watch problem heating up poisoning illinois poison center calls up 20 percent experts say
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five things recant the most havoc for family's pool chemicals insect repellents sunscreen parents should always apply it sunscreen and the bug spray toxicity includes a bomb attack fever and seizures poison hot line open 24 hours a day. milk is not the only way to build a better bones for older women wind goes a long way for bone strength moderate alcohol drinking improved bone density according to new study oregon state university researchers tested daily drinkers post menopausal women yoghurt than 45 not tracking all measures of bone formation and absorption went down at me and bones were breaking down not rebuilding started drinking 1-2 drinks each day own health bounced back. fast food staple and the american diet doctors say they
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can safely get a fast flu shots drive-through flu vaccine is not just possible safe no danger of fading or losing control of the car just protection and convenience. doctors say the chance of fenton drive through shop less than probability of getting struck by lightning. back to you >> get 90 degree temperatures coming back tom skilling will let us know if there will be rain fall forecast next.
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i loved the award weather but we do need rainfall. >> humidity comes want to talk about that. one place that did get ran for caster debt northern wisconsin look at these troubled looking skies. 41st day over 85 degrees beautiful lake front. showers downstate today but the big story is continuing warm
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weather the fact may be another heat wave next week. 108 degrees out there. lots of heat to the east. out west. excessive heat warnings and the southwest. the area that will feed us the warm air next week red flag warnings possible wildfires out west wind
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gusts are coming down fast temperatures flirted just above 90 degrees in the fox valley. 29
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percent of normal rainfall to get these rainfalls today. half the amount of normal this year so far. we do need some moisture. i think we have marched on the way the model forecast above normal for the first time. four degrees above normal in the 11-15 day conference some heat is coming to the first for disturbance exposed to come north word could bring us showers how that will happen weak trough will develop latch on to the system more into the midwest as the main the jet
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stream goes north for the summer showers the system producing above the terrain alabama and georgia 90 degrees tomorrow and to the last look at the hundreds lighting up the plains states. mid-upper 90s monday-tuesday and wednesday and thursday. talking more about that on the update coming up. tonight fair and seasonably warm. seven day forecast. what is called
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character in these range in daytime heating will cause these showers to blossom in the afternoon and evening. mainly in the afternoon and it warmer hours will have showers a lot of them 90's. >> you guys are absorbed this so
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quickly. see you later guys. >> famous runaway dog is getting a new home. the dog that stopped traffic last we can't stevenson expressway on its way to a better life. biogen cars couple of good samaritans caught this treated at pulaski animal hospital nicknamed him "rags" no owner came forward one of the veterinarians caring adopted have bonding well. still coming up teenage piano prodigy is all grown up making his talent to work for him. and ever wonder what is inside mcdonald secret sauce? not so secret that is what. ahhh, now that's a clean mouth. i just wish it wouldn't fade away so fast. let me show you something. [ dr. rahmany ] as soon as you leave here... plaque quickly starts to grow back. but now there's a way to keep the clean longer.
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local boy has come a long way before teen year-old prodigy piano man at a local restaurant wgn robin baumgartner met him in 1999 at 13 years later checking back and million dollar prodigy. >> that was eric stang then.
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here he is now. physical changes not much has changed on the set of the long-running musical million dollar quartet eric stang just finished seventh month run on broadway talking to him jamming with the rest of the cast on the chicago show started as an understudy. >> i saw the show with my family or around the time it came out i was blown away fantastic show thought i could do that role she did not think i could do with. >> 1999 talk to his parents about the talent >> prodigy compared to us >> mother died two years ago
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with brain cancer never got to see him perform on broadway but did have a role his interests in the part of jerry lee lewis >> the last theatrical show kathy assault as a show not with him a 2008 really a shame it does not get to see him >> i think she made a decision should always have something in mind to see. we went and saw the show. even though finished his round as jerry lee lewis no problem when he left off with elvis johnny cash. as for not making his money session recording artist worked with kanye west on the good morning tonight album artist. also on around town with his band polarcode he has come a long way. >> could not think everybody
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realizes where i wanted to go how serious i would take my music career. just thrilled to play in front of people in public making a living >> robin baumgartner wgn news >> talk about talent to very good you can see eric stang and polarcode on july 19th double door and million dollar quartet played at the apollo theater. more information on upcoming other gimmicks go to the website. one woman's trunk becomes her nephew's treasure man hits the jackpot while cleaning his aunt's home and later in sports list of colleges simeon high school who basketball star to jabari parker continuation attending. >> with hotwire's low prices i can afford to visit chicago for my first big race and l.a. for my best friend's wedding. because when hotels have unsold rooms, they use hotwire to fill them. so i got my hotels
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listen to the next story may be the favorite of the day maybe even need a hug or a snuggle? jackie samuel do this for a price professional smugglers offering services $60 per hour not about sex certification or license qualified at smuggling cannot find what at wgn we have tom skilling who has the blue blanket snuggie >> yes and i can argue for nothing. kind of a cool story i agree pretty interesting. warming up the next couple of days but it is to see middy coming before the weekend and the key to next week will be something nice evening tonight current temperatures here is
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the forecast on thursday. friday with low 90s expected and saturday could keep us perhaps in the eighties and to the rainfall area of cloudiness spreading to the north computer simulated satellite by late tomorrow joint sunshine but this gathering of clouds and build and humidity tomorrow night friday clouds build could thunderstorm in the afternoon saturday increasing cloud cover may hold down temperatures but it will be a steamy this disturbance arkansas tracks north worked with showers into the ohio valley by friday morning popping up and scattered areas by friday afternoon dies down saturday morning and build again in the afternoon. reason
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we felt so pleasant last couple of days these to do points at the time gets above 65 we field's unit tomorrow morning forecast tomorrow evening couple of areas along the lake. whole different ball game hazy day saturday morning muggy air takes up residence next week. the eighth day forecast from the global model had lent these heat waves and credibly. scattered
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thunderstorms next sunday heat is on after that hot week next week. fifth >> her curse became his blessing an aunt who saved everything left behind a cardboard goldmine at her home ohio passed away pretty big job cleaning up the house whether her nephew hit the jackpot discovered stash of rare old baseball cards from his uncle who died in the 1940's mint condition from the golden age of
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american pastime. fox covered the cost underneath a doll house. >> they had to be baseball cards cy young and honus wagner and ty cobb evers and chance you just name the five hall of fame players. he they're worth nothing or they are worth something. >> something blocks could fetch millions of dollars at upcoming auction they say that about 19 of these and nephews and nieces will share. >> still to come tonight to a local college hockey teams get ready for their own winter classic of sorts along the lakefront at a couple of chicago bears make a house call season- ticket holder sports next perry
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excuse us, while we change into something more comfortable. cool. introducing, the square sunnyd bottle. sports cast tonight with a tweet from all simeon high school all-american jabari parker spent part of his last summer twiddling down list of schools he might attend the 2013 here they are alphabetical order brigham young keeping with the mormon faith depaul makes
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the cut list most of the rest of your basic powerhouse programs. duke, florida, georgetown, kansas, kentucky, michigan st, n carolina, and stanford. illinois it now not on the list illinois. congratulations to our very own black caucus analyst eddie olczyk named today to the united states hockey hall of fame 15 years as a player head coach in pittsburgh and respected broadcaster or ground. edzo's in with mike modano and devil's longtime gm lou lamoriello. at night's crowd blackhawks prospect cap close enough you saw tayvo teravinen by cox first-round draft pick not one man. pretty feisty held there this morning. meeting the media joel quenneville talking about recent interest in goaltender marty brodeur, confidence in current goalie corey crawford.
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>> we anticipate him getting back on track. expecting corey crawford to bounce back and capture the consistency and his game top goaltender. we believe he can do that. more outdoor hockey coming to chicago hockey city classic february 17th at soldier field college doubleheader with the minnesota facing wisconsin at notre dame taken on miami only wisconsin played outdoor game. chicago area kids play and those schools this is a big deal for them. >> cannot believe we were going to do that always a dream to play hockey summer in chicago soldier field big chicago bears fan unbelievable feeling everybody is very excited to play here. we have seven guys
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from chicago huge notre dame alumni network in chicago. looks like brooklyn that's out of the index for a dwight howard instead re-signed and their center brook lopez 13,000 fans chicago sky blues 77-68 san antonio. and fifth donald jacobs the two-year season- ticket holder with the chicago bears. sent players gabe carimi and nick roach and staley to to have to deliver this year's ticket could not wait to get his hands on them donald jacobs. >> probably the best bang for the dollar and a sport i would give a lot of things but never my tickets
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